On 1 September 2016 M/V CCNI Arauco caught fire on board in the port of Hamburg, which could only be extinguished a few days later. Our team has been appointed by cargo interests for assistance in arranging general average securities and potential cargo claims. In case your cargo or the cargo of your insured or… Read more.
New 2016er edition of the YAR was accepted in May by the CMI during its annual assembly in New York and will likely be supported by the BIMCO.
In the German transport world as from 1 January 2016 two conflicting and possibly competing sets of terms and conditions are in place. We explain the differences between ADSp (General German Freight Forwarding Conditions) and DTLB (German Transport – and Warehousing Conditions).
Salvors will likely impose their right to lien the ship for salvage security. Direct lien of cargo might be possible.
Six seamen feared dead from the sinking of the GOKBEL The festive season proved to be a very black period in which i.a. two tragic accidents occurred in Italian waters. After the fire on board the Passenger Ferry NORMAN ATLANTIC 6 lives are feared lost after the collision of the 86 meter long Turkish ship… Read more.
Depending on the cause of the incident, either the P&I Club of the charterer and operator Anek Lines or the P&I underwriters of owner Visemar will have to respond to cargo interests, while passengers have also a direct claim against the owners for their losses.
In the early morning hours of December 28, 2014, Italian flagged Roll-on/Roll-off passenger ferry NORMAN ATLANTIC, owned by Visemar di Navigazione Srl, caught fire during her passage from Patras to Ancona with 411 passengers, 55 crew members, potentially a yet unknown number of blind passengers and 222 vehicles on board. At that time she was… Read more.
Stern Trawler ORYONG 501 sank off Chukotka Peninsula – 52 seamen missing. We are ready to assist the families of the missing seafarers to recover a best possible compensation under the terms of the crewing contracts.
AH5017 crashed in Mali on Thursday 24 July 2014 with 116 persons on board during the flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria – Compensation for wrongful death of passengers Air Algérie Flight AH5017 operated by the Spanish Charter Specialist Swiftair crashed in Mali with 116 persons on board. According to Air Algérie there were amongst… Read more.
Our recommendation how to deal with advance payments by Malasya Airlines – Do not “blindly” sign receipt! Recent press releases relating to the crash of flight MH17 indicate that Malaysia Airlines may be paying the next of kin families a quick compensation of USD 5.000 per killed passenger which in accordance with Article 28 of… Read more.